April 4 - 5, 2024
Node Congress
Online

Node Congress 2024

The biggest event on JavaScript backends

Explore the new frontier of battle-tested backends. A two-day conference on all things Node.js, gathering Back-end and Full-stack engineers across the globe in the cloud is here to help you staying up-to-date on the latest Node.js tech.

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Matteo Collina
Matteo Collina
Platformatic, Italy
Talk: Deep Dive into Undici
Matteo is the Co-Founder and CTO of Platformatic.dev with the goal to remove all friction from backend development. He is also a prolific Open Source author in the JavaScript ecosystem and modules he maintain are downloaded more than 12 billion times a year. Previously he was Chief Software Architect at NearForm, the best professional services company in the JavaScript ecosystem. In 2014, he defended his Ph.D. thesis titled "Application Platforms for the Internet of Things". Matteo is a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee focusing on streams, diagnostics and http. He is also the author of the fast logger Pino and of the Fastify web framework. Matteo is an renowed international speaker after more than 60 conferences, including OpenJS World, Node.js Interactive, NodeConf.eu, NodeSummit, JSConf.Asia, WebRebels, and JsDay just to name a few. He is also co-author of the book "Node.js Cookbook, Third Edition" edited by Packt. In the summer he loves sailing the Sirocco.
Feross Aboukhadijeh
Feross Aboukhadijeh
Socket, USA
Talk: The Dark Side of Open Source
Feross is founder and CEO at Socket (https://socket.dev), a developer-first security platform. Feross has worked in open source software for 10+ years writing some of the most-downloaded JavaScript packages. Feross is a lecturer at Stanford where he teaches CS 253 Web Security. Socket helps developers and security teams to ship faster and spend less time on security busywork. Thousands of organizations in every industry use Socket to safely discover, audit, and manage OSS at scale.
Luca Mezzalira
Luca Mezzalira
AWS Cloud, UK
Talk: AWS Lambda Performance Tuning
Luca Mezzalira is principal solutions architect at AWS, an international speaker, and an author. Over the past 20 years, he’s mastered software architectures from frontend to the cloud, providing the right solution for the context of the job at hand.
 Yagiz Nizipli
Yagiz Nizipli
Sentry, USA
Talk: Understanding Package Resolution in Node.js, CommonJS vs ESM, the Fight is on?, Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Parsing Millions of URLs per Second
Yagiz is a Senior Software Engineer at Sentry. He's a Node.js Technical Steering Committee member and the founder of Node.js performance team.
Lucas Santos
Lucas Santos
OpenVolt, Sweden
Talk: Bun or Deno will Replace Node.js?, What's New on Node.js Test Runner and Why it's Game-changing
Lucas is a Brazilian programmer, content creator, and professional trainer who works as Senior Software Engineer at Klarna. He's been working working with Web applications for over a decade, especially with JavaScript and TypeScript. He's also a Google Developer Expert, Microsoft MVP, and Docker Captain who has been talking about technology both nationally and internationally for years. Member & Contributor to Node.js, TC39 Outreach, KEDA Project, and the TypeScript language.
James Snell
James Snell
Cloudflare, USA
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Understanding Async Context
James is on the Workers team @Cloudflare and a contributor to Node.js core. His contributions include features such as HTTP/2, the WHATWG URL implementation, and, most recently, an implementation of the QUIC protocol.
Fortune Ikechi
Fortune Ikechi
Storyblok, Nigeria
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Managing Large-Scale Node.js Projects with Monorepos
I'm a Software Engineer, Technical Writer, and Developer Relations Engineer at Storyblok. I'm passionate about API and technical documentation, data, Jamstack, headless, learning, sharing knowledge, teaching, building communities, and recently Python. I write technical articles, and API documentation. I speak at meetups and conferences.
Nikolas Burk
Nikolas Burk
Prisma, Germany
Talk: How not(!) to Build Real-time Apps
Nikolas is passionate about teaching other developers. He currently works at Prisma as a Developer Advocate to help make developers more successful when they need to work with databases in their applications.
Kevin Whinnery
Kevin Whinnery
Deno, USA
Talk: The State of Node Compatibility in Deno
Kevin Whinnery is the Head of Developer Relations for Deno, the new TypeScript and JavaScript runtime from the creator of Node.js. Kevin is a long-time web developer, teacher, and author to a number of successful open source projects like the twilio-node module, TerminalQuest, and several others best left in the dustbin of history (unless you need a SOAP API client). Kevin lives just outside Minneapolis, MN, where he will gladly point you to your favorite local cuisine upon request.
Sylwia Vargas
Sylwia Vargas
Inngest, UK
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Building Reliable Backends with Durable Execution
Sylwia (pronounced "Sylvia") is a developer advocate at Inngest, a tech writer, and an educator passionate about making tech accessible and diverse. She is a co-organizer at React Robins, a community for women and non-binary React devs. Aside from tech, she’s working on a card game and loves hiking, biking, pierogi, and plants.
Fabien Vauchelles
Fabien Vauchelles
Wiremind, France
Talk: Mastering Web Scraping with Scrapoxy: Unleash Your Data Extraction Wizardry!
Fabien Vauchelles is the Anti-Ban Expert at Wiremind. With over a decade of experience in web scraping, Fabien's passion for code and technology helps him to bypass bans. He is the creator of Scrapoxy, an opensource proxy aggregator for webscraping. He had the opportunity to speak at Devoxx FR, Zyte’s Extract Summit and Voxxed Days.
Emanuele Stoppa
Emanuele Stoppa
The Astro Technology Company, Ireland
Talk: CommonJS vs ESM, the Fight is on?, Biome, Toolchain of the Web
Emanuele Stoppa is an Italian Senior Software Engineer, currently living in Ireland. Active contributor to the Biome and Astro projects. He has more than ten years of experience in the field. He has worked in many fields in the industry - fintech, travel, e-commerce, etc. - and is passionate about open source.
Robin Ginn
Robin Ginn
OpenJS Foundation, USA
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Peace, Love and JavaScript
Robin Bender Ginn is the Executive Director of the OpenJS Foundation. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, OpenJS is the neutral home to grow and sustain the JavaScript and web ecosystem with 35 projects including Appium, Electron, Jest, jQuery, Node.js and webpack. Previously, Robin led major initiatives at Microsoft to advance open source technologies, community development, and open standards.
Vince Canger
Vince Canger
Wasp, Germany
Talk: The Full-stack Framework of the Future is a DSL
Vince started his career as a worldwide educator, and then transitioned to tech. He is currently leading DevRel efforts at Wasp. Vince is also a passionate open-source and indie-hacker/solopreneur community advocate. He is the creator of Open SaaS, a 100% free and open-source alternative to the paid boilerplate starters.
Tamar Twena-Stern
Tamar Twena-Stern
XM Cyber, Israel
Talk: Making My Node.js API Super Fast, Bun or Deno will Replace Node.js?
Tamar is a software developer, manager and architect. She has a decade of software engineering experience in various technologies: Server side, big data, mobile, web technologies, and security. She is currently focusing on Node.js, and has a deep knowledge of Node.js server architecture and Node.js performance optimisations.
Luca Del Puppo
Luca Del Puppo
Nearform, Italy
Talk: Breaking REST Chains: A Fastify & Mercurius Pathway to GraphQL Glory
I'm a Senior Software Developer, Microsoft MVP, Google Developer Expert and GitKraken Ambassador. I love JavaScript and TypeScript. In my free time, I love studying new technologies, improving myself, creating YouTube content or writing technical articles. I can’t stay without trail running and love to do it in my love Dolomiti.
Marco Ippolito
Marco Ippolito
HeroDevs, Italy
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Creating an HTTP Server from Scratch with Node-addon-api, Libuv, and Milo
Marco is a Senior Security Engineer at HeroDevs. Active contributor, releaser, and member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee, he is a renowned international speaker and a Microsoft MVP. Marco is actively involved in many projects within the Node.js ecosystem and also serves as a delegate in TC39.
David Sherret
David Sherret
Deno, Canada
Talk: The State of Node Compatibility in Deno
I'm David and work as a software developer on Deno. In the past, I worked professionally in the medical device and healthcare industry. I maintain several TypeScript related open source projects and have been using TypeScript for almost 10 years.
Paolo Insogna
Paolo Insogna
Platformatic, Italy
Talk: Milo, a New HTTP Parser for Node.js
Node.js TSC Member, Principal Engineer at Platformatic, Polyglot Developer. RPG and LARP addicted and nerd on lot more. Surrounded by lovely chubby cats.
Brendan Coll
Brendan Coll
Cloudflare, UK
Talk: Testing Alternative Runtimes with Node and Vitest
Systems Engineer at Cloudflare, and creator of Miniflare. Loves making developers' lives easier. Currently building tooling for Cloudflare Workers.
Cyrus Roshan
Cyrus Roshan
Jam.dev, USA
Talk: Open Source Software: Open Governance or for-profit Startups?, Building a Network Stack for our Browser Extension
Engineer at Jam.dev, ex-Cloudflare, very-full-stack engineer who aims to solve customer problems by whatever engineering means necessary.
Yash Raj Verma
Yash Raj Verma
University of Calgary, Canada
Talk: Observability Matters: Enhancing Performance of our Node Application with OpenTelemetry
Yash is a Computing Researcher specializing in distributed systems. He is an advocate for Observability and is deeply passionate about engaging in discussions on various cloud native technologies.
Richard Davison
Richard Davison
AWS, Sweden
Talk: CommonJS vs ESM, the Fight is on?, The Need for Speed: How AWS New JS Runtime is Redefining Serverless Latency
Richard is a Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS focusing on Application modernization using Serverless and Containers. During his 3-year tenure at AWS he has played a pivotal role assisting partners & customers in various industries with their cloud adoption and modernization strategies. Richard collaborates with the development teams and engineering leaders to optimize software delivery in the cloud, emphasizing best practices and AWS's capabilities.
Santosh Nikhil Kumar
Santosh Nikhil Kumar
Byte Dance, USA
Talk: Optimizing Microservice Architecture for High Performance and Resilience
I currently work at ByteDance as an Engineering Lead for E-Commerce payments system software driving the business of TikTokShop product in the US. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Masters degree and Vellore Institute of Technology with a Bachelor's degree. I’m a seasoned Silicon Valley professional in the Payments domain with proven engineering expertise for 10+ years. I pioneered the Software Engineering marvel resulting in the increase of user count of products by about 800 times in less than 6 months, generating kick-start revenue of $120k per week during 0 to 1 product growth, tripling the revenue from $5 billion to $14 billion in less than 5 years by getting over the plateau growth, for some of the prominent products in the world like iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, AWS Amplify, Amazon Alexa mobile app, TikTok shop and Oracle backend server supercluster. The by-products of these business results are multifold improvement in Engineering productivity and grooming myriad software professionals for world class companies like Apple, Amazon, Oracle, SanDisk.